Homemade Ice Cream

3 to 4 cups milk or half and half – depending on freezer size
3 cups whipping cream
3 cups sugar
3 eggs, beaten
1 Tablespoon vanilla

Prepare your ice cream freezer according to manufacturer’s instructions. In a large saucepan, combine eggs, milk, and sugar. Cook over low heat until mixture begins to bubble-stir constantly. Cool in refrigerator. Pour cooled mixture into freezer can and add vanilla, cream, and any other of the following options.

“Out of this World” Ice Cream
3 Milky Way candy bars, chopped
3 Mars candy bars, chopped
1/2 cup maraschino cherries, chopped
1/2 cup macadamia nuts, chopped
1/2 cup salted and roasted almonds, chopped
“Peach Pecan” Ice Cream
2 cups crushed peaches mixed with 1 TBS. Lemon juice
1 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 cup chopped pecans
“Very Berry” Ice Cream
1 lb. Bag frozen berry medley-has raspberries, blueberries, strawberries, blackberries
“Rock Road” Ice Cream
4 squares semisweet chocolate melted – added to warm egg/milk custard before cooling
1 cup chopped pecans or walnuts
2 cups miniature marshmallows
1/2 cup miniature chocolate chips

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